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The Assassin's Birthday

  •  9/17/2013 12:00:00 AM
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Lustig was waiting for the man who nearly thirty years ago they had called “The Killer.” A very effective fellow—the cleanup man who got rid of traitors and other undesirables. It was strange that he was late. Lustig had arrived an hour early at Estiatorio Milos’s sushi bar, which was attached to the Hilton, an Athenian landmark. Things had changed since the Cold War when it was the dark-paneled Pan Bar and the staff from the US embassy would sip cognac and try to feel out informers. Everythin...
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Satisfaction Guaranteed

  •  4/16/2013 12:00:00 AM
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“Does it really work?” Julia Burrell asked the clerk behind the counter.  “Because this is important.”      The clerk held the dark bottle between flabby fingers that were fitting extensions of his squat frame topped with a slicked-down comb over that didn’t quite reach.  “It always is.”      “Lots depends on it.”      “It always does.  Rejuvenex will rewind your appearance by twenty years, or your money back.  Satisfaction guaranteed.”      Julia gazed around the quaint and homey apothe...
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